Search Tag: NICU

ICU Management


2013 05 Mar

Future tools should build on success of current scores to improve care for vulnerable infants, according to new research from the University of Michigan. Scoring methods commonly used to evaluate Newborn Intensive Care Units (NICU) are inconsistent, according to new research from the University of Michigan. The research published last week in the...Read more

ICU Management


2013 05 Apr

A new iPad® program in the Maxine Dunitz Children’s Health Center at Cedars-Sinai (Los Angeles, CA, USA) is enabling mothers to bond with their newborns soon after delivery – even when parent and child are hospitalized on different floors. Moms who are not ambulatory after delivery, perhaps because of a cesarean section or other complications,...Read more

ICU Management


2013 22 Apr

Specific elements of music have therapeutic qualities that may be beneficial to a growing premature infant. Recorded music has a fixed meter and decibel level, which cannot be adapted to meet the needs of a compromised infant the way live music can.  According to a study in the May 2013 issue of Pediatrics, “The Effects of Music Therapy on Vital...Read more

ICU Management


2013 24 Oct

Survival rates of prematurely born infants have greatly improved thanks to advancements in medical technology, however developmental outcomes continue to be inconsistent. The neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) has become the focus of researchers’ attention since it is in that environment that premature babies spend their first period of life. ...Read more

ICU Management


2013 30 Dec

Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y., installed a Carestream DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray System with Carestream’s specialised paediatric software to help enhance care in its neonatal ICU. The mobile system is equipped with Carestream’s wireless, small-format DRX 2530C detector that fits easily into a neonatal incubator X-ray tray. The cesium iodide detector...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 06 Mar

DX-D 100 DR was selected for its excellent MUSICA image quality and user friendly workflow    Solution offers excellent image quality, flexible handling and fast imaging that can be validated immediately. Technical requirements for UZ Leuven included a high quality detector that can fit into an incubator X-ray tray, correct collimation...Read more

ICU Management


2014 06 Mar

Innovative acute care ventilator provides progressive breath technology for improved patient comfort and ease of use for clinicians Covidien plc, a leading global provider of healthcare products and recognised innovator in patient monitoring and respiratory care devices, has announced its Puritan Bennett™ 980 ventilator has received European...Read more

ICU Management


2014 27 May

An unexpected global distribution of the Staphylococcus capitis (S. capitis) NRCS-A clone is implicated in cases of late-onset sepsis in neonatal intensive care units (NICU). The multi-resistant pathogen flourishes in the specific environment of NICUs, according to research conducted in Lyon, France and presented earlier this month at the European...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 27 Jun

To be installed in 3 hospitals, Mobile DX-D 100 DR selected for its excellent MUSICA image quality and potential for dose reduction, which is especially important for neonatal patients DX-D 100 DR systems to be installed in radiology department of Rafha Central Hospital in Arar and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of the Maternity and...Read more

Executive Health Management


2014 30 Oct

A unique naming system designed to clearly identify newborns without a first name helps reduce confusion and miscommunication in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), according to a recent study. The use of the naming system significantly reduced near-miss wrong-patient orders in the electronic medical record (EMR) by more clearly identifying neonates...Read more

ICU Management


2015 05 Mar

Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (OH, USA) have created a new standardised approach for feeding infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The guidelines published in the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition helps babies attain full oral feeds sooner, improves their growth and sends them home sooner. Many infants have...Read more

ICU Management


2015 05 Jul

A Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) study, published in the Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare , shows that robot-assisted telemedicine could be used to perform bedside rounds and direct daily care for infants with mild-to-moderate disease. Researchers found no significant differences in patient outcomes when telemedicine — with real-time audio...Read more

ICU Management


2015 20 Jul

Babies in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) are traditionally identified on the basis of gender and last name such as Babyboy Jackson or Babygirl Smith. However, this naming configuration has the potential to result in wrong-patient errors.  According to a study published in Pediatrics, the use of a more sophisticated naming convention that includes...Read more

ICU Management


2015 27 Jul

According to an article published in JAMA Pediatrics, admissions rates for newborns at neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) in the U.S. are increasing and questions are now being raised as to the possibility of overuse of this highly specialised and expensive care. Since the NICU opened in the U.S. 55 years ago, neonatal mortality rate has declined...Read more

ICU Management


2015 17 Aug

A study by Israeli researchers shows that exposure to rude behaviour can have adverse consequences on the diagnostic and procedural performance of neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) team members. Information-sharing and help-seeking can mediate the effect of rudeness, according to the study published in Pediatrics , an official peer-reviewed journal...Read more

Executive Health Management


2015 14 Sep

A new Tel Aviv University study published in Pediatrics shows that rudeness can affect hospital staff's diagnostic and professional performance. The results suggest that even the most benign forms of impoliteness may impede medical personnel's ability to perform under pressure and damage the quality of patient care, according to researchers. "While...Read more

ICU Management


2016 21 May

A Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at UC San Diego Health in the U.S. has introduced a monitoring technology to detect when infants are at risk of infection. The Heart Rate Observation system (HeRO) (MPSC, Charlottesville, USA) is an algorithm-based system that can detect slight changes in a baby’s heartbeat that could be an early sign of a major...Read more

ICU Management


2017 25 Apr

The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a new clinical report to help neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) better prepare for disasters. The report reviews disasters that have affected NICUs in the U.S. and examines how organising concepts of mass critical care in paediatrics can be applied to the NICU.   The report, “Disaster Preparedness...Read more

ICU Management


2020 15 Jan

Subject Index for Volume 19, issues 1-4, 2019. Issue    Pages Link Issue 1  1-64 Issue 2 65-128 Issue 3 129-192 Issue 4  193-256   Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Use of sedation...Read more

ICU Management


2021 11 Jan

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ICU Management


2022 26 Oct

Speaker Kim Firestone Find Getinge On Social Media     Read more